Sunday, April 02, 2006

CRUISE CONTROL RADIO PODCAST: Is the goverment going too easy on the auto industry and plug in hybrids!

On this hour of Cruise Control Radio with Fred and Les:

Co hosts Fred Staab and Les Jackson take a look at Ralph Nader's latest claim that there is not enough goverment regulation of the car industry.

A top Nissan designer takes an uncharacteristic swipe at GM's vehicles. Why is the insurance institute allowing the car companies to do some of their own crash testing?

Plug in hybrids are here, well sort of. Cruise Control takes a look at DiamlerChryslers plug in hybrid Sprinter vans. New higher MPG requirements are announced, and this time SUV's don't get off easy.

We learn about the Battery Brain, a new product that keeps your car battery alive and may prevent your vehicle from being stolen.

Plus an "At the wheel" review of the 2006 Mercury Mountaineer.

Download a complete printable version of the Cruise Control Automotive Radio what's new in 2006 by going to and clicking on the At the Wheel section on the home page.

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